Mom can no longer keep up with household chores – beds are unmade, there’s expired food in the fridge and unopened mail on the counter.
Dad spends less time with his friends and more time sitting in his recliner.
Is it time to suggest in-home care?
“It’s never easy to admit that you need help with day-to-day activities — especially for seniors, because they worry it’s the first step toward losing their independence,” said Teresa Steinfatt, vice president of Business Performance at Tudor Oaks Home Care partner HomeCare Advocacy Network (HCAN). “While care conversations can be very challenging, it’s important to have them before a crisis occurs.”